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Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm PDT
with breaking news. >> the old sheriff will be back in town. tonight the san francisco board of supervisors votes to reinstate suspended sheriff ross murkarimi. good evening, everyone. i'm jessica aguirre. >> and i'm janelle wang in forage mathai. the vote on murkarimi's future came down just in the last half hour. >> jean elle has the very latest. jean? >> reporter: this board meeting just ended, and for san francisco board of supervisor members voted not to uphold charges of official misconduct. and that means the mayor did not have enough votes to remove the sheriff from office, and he can now be reinstated. board members started deliberating at 9:30, many made emotional statements about family members being victims of domestic violence. but supervisors christina olagi, john avalos and jane kim said while what murkarimi did was wrong, the charter is too narrow to support removing him from office. >> while the emotion satisfaction and political expedience of removing an official for a crime that most of us find unacceptable is very tempting to me, that is precisely the danger
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Oct 18, 2012 11:00pm PDT
suspicion of sexual abuse. from san francisco to oakland to san jose. there are a dozen or two more. at night we talked to the santa clara county boy scouts. the organization is apologizing to the victims. at the same time, they're reassuring the public they're doing what they can to prevent abuses from happening again. >> inside these boxes are the so-called perversion files, more than 1200 cases of known or suspected child abusers who at one time were in the boy scouts. files kept by the boy scouts for decades. but now made public by two attorneys in portland, oregon. >> the boy scouts knew they had an institutionwide problem with child abuse and didn't take steps to deal with that. >> the national president on the most part agrees. in certain cases our response to these incidents and our efforts to protect youth were plainly insufficient. inappropriate or wrong. the files contain information about reported abusers in 49 states from 1965 to 1985. >> here's sunnyvale, here's one. >> reporter: a number of abusers are from the bay area. each file has a record sheet and letters. some case
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm PDT
same-sex marriage. >> it's bad they're going to put him here in san francisco, where so many gay families live. my family is no different than any other family. the fact that i am gay means nothing. >> most of the arch diocese of 500,000 people, about 65% of them, are ethnic working class people. their big issue is not gay marriage. >> the installation comes three days after he pleaded guilty to reckless driving in a san diego driving. officials say the reduced charge is common for first time offenders. he will head the catholic church in san francisco and san mateo counties. >>> lit be crazy, chaotic and sensational. san francisco is bracing for one of the busiest three days on record. hundreds of thousands are expected to pour into the city for a cornucopia of fun. fleet week and the america's cup by the water. hardly strictly blue grass in golden gate park. a slew of fairs and the games for the 49ers and the giants? jean elle is live in san francisco. >> reporter: people from all over the bay area come here for fleet week. it's a huge draw and tonight, the "uss macon island" i
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Oct 23, 2012 11:00pm PDT
well. not just san francisco. but the entire bay area embracing this team and getting on this ride. we're all in it together. >> together until the end. the giants fanfare under way already. orange october, in full world series bloom. good evening, everyone. >> hold on for a wild ride. game one between the giants and tigers is tomorrow night. but the festivities began tonight. >> we have live coverage. we'll look at the differences between san francisco and the tigers' hometown of detroit. >> we'll start with kimberly on the orange carpet. this was the big ticket tonight at the giants gala. how was it? >> reporter: it was wonderful. people wanted to just celebrate. that party is wrapping up so people can head home and be here tomorrow. we heard fans say it over and over. when the giants win, the whole city celebrates. and that was the case tonight. >> you can feel the energy. you can feel it in the ballpark. but you can feel it in the city, as well. >> reporter: it was a gala affair of giant proportion, at the fairmont hotel. >> the city is exploding in orange. and we're so happy t
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Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
help. >> crews rushed all three victim to san francisco general hospital where the 6-year-old girl died. the two women, one 45, the other, 46 years old, are still in the hospital. parishioners prayed for the families involved. >> we got the call at 8:58. police say they have been affected by what happened. >> it was very sad, not just for the people who were there who may have seen it but the officers who responded. when you see anybody hurt, especially a child. a lot of us are fathers and it does hurt. >> the driver was not injured and police say she is cooperating with their investigation. she has not been cited or arrested while an investigation is ongoing. police say they do view this right now as an accident. live in daly city, nbc news. >> thank you. >>> in the east bay, detectives are investigating the death of a woman found in her home in hercules. police say the woman's husband called a neighbor to check in on his wife when she did not pick up up from the airport around 11:00 last night. they found the victim lying on the ground near what appeared to be blood on the floor. miss
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Oct 14, 2012 11:00pm PDT
are going for $100 apiece. live in san francisco, monty francis, nbc bay area news. >>> coming up in sports more reaction on the loss and check in on the niners who took on the new york giants at candle stick park. there was violence involving fans. an argue ended up with one man stabbing another. it happened near harney way. close to candlestick park. police say a man was hanging out with a group of friends who twoen two men approached them. an argument started and someone stabbed the 27-year-old. crews rushed him to the hospital with serious injuries. the victim is expected to survive. police arrested two suspects. >>> tomorrow, the bay area finds out if it is on a short list to host the super bowl in a couple of years. what's surprising to some is san francisco may be the big winner rather than santa clara. kimberly tere is at the site of the new 49ers stadium with more. >> reporter: hello. it is expected the bay area will make the short list tomorrow but that's only part of the process. >> if they win the right to host the super bowl it will be played in santa clara. what caug
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Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
boaters from san francisco. their fishing boat capsized a mile off shore. monty francis is near highway 1 in san mateo county with the latest for us. >> reporter: good evening. we spoke to the family of one of the missing boaters and they are hoping and praying he will turn up alive. it has been 12 hours since the boat capsized and the search is underway still tonight. family members shouted the names of the missing clinging to hope their loved ones would return safe. among them the wife of one of the men from san francisco. he shared her anguish. >> i want my husband to come back. we are waiting for you. >> tang who has a 7-year-old daughter left this morning from san francisco with three friends for a fishing trip. hours later, one mile off shore from the pichblgen point light house a large wave hit their 23-foot boat and it capsized. two of the men had life vests and swam to shore not far from where their boat ended up on the rocks. the other two, including tang, did not have life jackets and are still lost at sea. tang's sister says the four friends are all experienced boate
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Oct 21, 2012 11:00pm PDT
world series. game seven starts at 5 p.m. live in san francisco, kimberly tere, nbc bay area news. >> fingers crossed. thank you. >>> our team coverage continues with jamie from come cast sportsnet. what a night for ryan. >> what a night indeed. the giants become the third team in major league baseball history to win at least five elimination games in a single postseason. the other two went on to win the world series. the giants force game seven here tomorrow night as they will try to go to the world series themselves. no. >> we don't give up. we are a tough team. we have a good mentality. we're hungry and not ready to go home. >> don't know how to quit or diechl i don't want to go home yet. there is not another team that wants to go home. we believe in ourselves and believe we deserve to be in the position. why not fight and play for the guy next to us. unbelievable ride so far. >> you play 162 games, plus whatever 38 spring training game and have the season come down to game seven doesn't get much better than that. everybody has put in so much time it's pretty neat. >> we feel w
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Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
action as gas prices soar to record highs. >>> also -- >> the blue angels dance over the san francisco bay and we will look at the events in the city and the traffic that never really made a showing. good evening. i'm diane dwyer. many californians may love their cars but most don't like the spike in gas prices. prices up to an all-time high in california. innen effort to ease the burden, governor brown took emergency action today. kimberly tere has more on that an it seems you found one of the cheapest places for gas in the area. >> reporter: at this gas station on mcgee and north 33rd, you can see for yourself, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded is 4.37. 31 cents less than the state average but most say it isn't a bargain. >> i'm not working so i'm looking for the cheapest gas. >> looks like she found it. it has been busy all day with drivers looking to save at the pump. >> i try to get it where it is the cheapest and this is the area to come. >> reporter: worth the wait? >> i can say it is. >> reporter: governor jerry brown is now stepping in an unprecedented move aimed at drivi
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Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
the ballpark. the real celebration is wednesday morning during the parade in downtown san francisco. it goes from the foot of market street near the ferry building all the way up market. gene is live in san francisco where giants fever is still raging. >> reporter: a lot of people have it. and the buses full of tired giants players are gone. the world series victory celebration continues and tonight giants fans are soaking up every joyous moment. hundreds of giants fans erupt in cheers when the team rolls into at&t park. >> i want to take pictures with all of them. >> reporter: the world series champion didn't disappoint. sandoval ran towards the crowd showing off the trophy. >> they earned this. >> reporter: romo finished the victory lap impressive those from san francisco. >> i have never seen them in real life. >> the fans mean a lot to them and it means a lot to us that they are so personable and that is what makes the giants so awesome. >> reporter: general manager rolled his luggage past the adoring crowd and said the magnitude of winning a second world series will hit at wednesda
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
full week of fall. gilroy 107. san francisco at a very sweltering 94. just two degrees away from setting a record in the city. not only interior valleys. but also at the coastline getting hot. that's how rare this heat event was. we're going to get 60s in san francisco for thursday. what about everyone else? here's the setup. a cooler area of low pressure developing offshore. that will get the fog machine and that cooling breeze going top we'll have more on the temperature drop coming up in our full forecast. >>> still ahead at 11:00, the next shot in the mobile maps war. what google plans to roll out this week that might have apple fans a little jealous. >>> i am much more than a number on a scale. >> also, a tv news anchor strikes back. her viral message to a viewer that started the conversation about obesity and bullying. >>> no shortage of ideas. we'll introduce you to the next generation of internet entrepreneurs striking it rich. >>> a final salute and thank you to a redwood city marine who died during world war ii. james sizny crashed during a training mission in 1944. whe
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Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
two children. >> you trust that person with everything. >> people in the san francisco neighborhood that family used to call home, what they are saying about this tragedy. >>> also this man says he just wanted to do some good by don e donating bld, but the donation led to a bone-eating infection. >>> and hurricane sandy already hitting the east coast. >>> i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. we are tracking the path of hurricane sandy. we'll have that coming up. >>> also our own forecast has some much warmer temperatures coming our way this weekend. we'll have full details and how long this 80-degree weather lasts coming up. >>> it has sent a chill down every parent's spine from new york to here in the bay area. a nanny entrusted to care for children stabs them to death and then tries to kill herself. police say that's what happened in new york. but the family had up until recently lived here in san francisco's family friendly haven of milli valley. moms and dads there are stunned, shaken and pained by that tragedy. nbc bay area's jane elle is live. it's just stunning. >> reporter:
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Oct 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
san francisco. the celebrations are far from over. what you can see here is, this is actually outside of at&t park at third and king streets in san francisco. as you can see, there are several small fires in the street. we have seen one or two cars tipped over, as well. few people getting out of control. for the most part, these celebrations are relatively peaceful tonight but as you can see there are a few small fires in the streets of san francisco right now. good evening. i'm diane dwyer. the giants are now world series champions. they pulled off an unbelievable sweep tonight. you could hear the roar after the giants made their final out right there. the fans are celebrating and so are the players from detroit to the bay area. thousands of people did spill in to the streets, as we mentioned, cheering on their hometown heros. so of the celebrations are getting out of control. it is starting to get late. people have been up celebrating the giants for a couple of hours now. this is the helicopter at at&t park at third and king streets. we have live team coverage of what is goi
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Oct 17, 2012 11:00pm PDT
salvage some of the $8 million catamaran that capsized on san francisco bay yesterday. we want to show you video of the moments right after the accident as crews rushed to the aid of 14 members of the team. luckily, amazingly, no one was injured. the wing, what is called the mast of the 72-foot catamaran was destroyed. they are working to build another one but it won't be ready until next year. the america's cup hits in 2013 and they say in the interim it will practice on a smaller, 45-foot boat. >>> it was a long, long night for the giants. a rain delay in st. louis actually lasted longer than the game itself. the bottom line, though, the giants lost. rain and lightning interrupted the game in the seventh inning after nearly 3 1/2 hour delay they resumed the game and the giants lost 3-1. the cardinals take a 2-1 series lead. game four is tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. we have two with reporters traveling with the giants. our coverage continues later in this newscast and on the morning show. >>> ahead, an investigative unit exposed unregulated oil fracking. the changes that are coming to california
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Oct 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
protect the million fans. >> reporter: good evening. the san francisco police department has its work cut out for itself tomorrow night. take a look down at the other side of the civic center plaza. there are giants fans taking pictures of the preparation, watching crews hang the championship banners at city hall. and law enforcement agencies are sending a clear message. troublemakers are not welcome. crews are working extra innings tonight, working to set up a festive giants world series victory celebration. >> we have a giants dog. >> reporter: gearing up for hungry crowds along the parade routes. workers are expecting a family-friendly event, even though sunday night was not so friendly. revelers burned a muni bus down the street. >> there was no damage done to our store front. so, we're grateful for that, considering everything that happened in the area. >> reporter: more supporters are launching an online effort to help him get back to work. there's also an online effort to help police find vandals. san francisco's city attorney says if he can build a case, this man may have a repair
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Oct 15, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >>> happening now, out of san francisco, after the game, tougher than usual. fans found themselves stuck in gridlock after several cars crashed blocking all lanes on southbound side of 101 at cesar ch chavez before 8:30. even a big rig was involved. a few moments ago chp re-opened two lanes. traffic is easing a bit. no far, no word on any injuries but it's still slow going. >>> also, happening now, the desperate search for a pilot and his plane. an faa spokesperson tells us a single engine plane took off from half moon bay just before 6:00 this morning headed en route to tucson, arizona. the pilot hasn't called, hasn't made it. his wife reported him missing. the plane is registered to a man in florida. we're going to continue to update the story as information comes available. >>> new details tonight on an emergency closed door meeting over a $4,500 tab at a houston strip club submitted by the fourth maritime director. not just any strip club but a known haven for drugs and prostitutes. thousands of stelldollars paid your funds, public funds, to entertain executives. we have more o
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Oct 16, 2012 11:00pm PDT
and also a little bit of haze at this hour. also, in san francisco, we are looking at fog-free con digszs as you will have a mainly clear start for tomorrow even at the coastline. over the next 48 hours, the jet stream is unusually close to us here but still not giving us rainfall. not only some compressional heating but also that light offshore wind that will not only increase that fire danger, but also provide us with some beach weather. i don't know, maybe you have the day off for tomorrow. it's going to g good for that. we'll find a mix of 70s and 80s. on thursday, we'll find the hottest wetser with widespread 950s. >> for your daytime high, more in between weather. low 90s for morgan hill. hot here in livermore and the hottest spot on the weather boards will be the north bay. 5 in santa rosa could be the warmest temperature. going to get even warmer here as we head throughout thursday and it wlooks like that will be the hottest. by friday, temperatures start to cool off. by next monday and tuesday, oh, i know i'm hearing a lit little bit of cheering back here at home. and then
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Oct 24, 2012 11:00pm PDT
baseball is about as historic a moment for life-long san francisco giants fans can get. >> what will he do for an encore? we'll find out tomorrow. >> lawrence, thank you. the initial shock soon turned into fren si. . it's a good night to be a giant's father and mother. actual game-used items in the world series. kimberly, what exactly is for sale here? >> reporter: what will be for sale, as for as the world series goes, unfortunately, the major league baseball claims what is left. usually, dpuring the season, you can get games, jerseys and, of course, tonight, everyone was asking for pablo sandevall stuff. thrilled to have been here to watch history being made. >> i'm just ecstatic. three homers? pablo? wow. the last guy to do that was reggi. it doesn't get much better than that. i think we have a new mr. october. >> tonight, the man known as the panda became the fourth player to hit three homers in world series history. >> he's the beast. he can't be stopped. >> reporter: right after the game, fans flooded into the game center with game memorabilia. all of them asking for pablo's bat.
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Oct 13, 2012 11:00pm PDT
ready for its big playoff game tomorrow in san francisco against st. louis. the big question tonight, is it too late to get tickets? nbc bay area's mondty francis hs the answer. >> reporter: no, it is not too late but you cannot buy the tickets at the giants box office. you have to go online. the tickets will not be cheap. fans who came to the giants' box office to buy tickets for tomorrow's playoff game at at&t park were disappointed to see the windows were closed. >> i think the cheapest seats are about 1.30 each. >> reporter: online, stub hub is selling them at $120 each. for actual seats, you'll to have pay anywhere from $140 to $1,000. >> tomorrow is a big day. we got tickets for the 49ers game in the morning and we're hoping, we did not get the tickets yet, for the baseball game. we're pretty sure we're getting them tonight. >> reporter: for those hoping to see the giants play in person, a stub hub spokeswoman says there are still 4,000 tickets for tomorrow's game available on the site. and 7,000 for monday's game. the giants division series victory is no doubt going to transla
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
picture of san francisco right now, more than a million people expected to be in the city for a weekend of blockbuster fun. racing, baseball, football, street fairs and acrobatics. do you like it? san francisco has it if you can get there. we have live team coverage for you on the traffic concerns, with cheryl herd. >> reporter: well, jessica, i can guarantee you these traffic meters won't be available to you in san francisco this weekend. and signs like these are up, there will be delays. check it out. you have been warned. there is a warning out to those who dare to venture onto bay area roads this weekend. parking will be tight and traffic will be a mess. and tonight, people were already trying to avoid it. >> we came from vallejo on the ferry, and now, you know, the last ferry we missed and so we're waiting for the bus. >> reporter: metered parking? forget about it. this weekend, public transportation is the way to go. >> so we decided we wouldn't drive today. maybe it was a bad decision. because in the end, mass transit adventure took us like two and a half hours to get her
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Oct 20, 2012 11:00pm PDT
prepaid problems. get chase liquid. . >>> good evening. that breaking news in san francisco where more than a dozen people are forced from their homes. the reason is a hazardous materials indent near the cone of powell and vallejo streets in the city's north beach neighbor. san francisco police evacuated a building after emergency responders reportedly found dangerous chemicals at the scene of an paernlg suicide. dispatchers got the emergency call around 7:30 tonight. first responders reportedly smelled some sort of chemical as soon as they arrived on the scene. now the fire department is working to clear the chemicals. the red cross is assisting people who were evacuated. the area shut down to traffic. this is a developing situation. we will update as we get new details. >>> now to our continuing coverage of the giants' playoff run. the bay area is abuzz with excitement as the giants prepare to play game six of the national league championship series tomorrow. thanks in large part to pitcher barry zito who led the team to victory last night. as nbc bay area's kimberly tere found. >> r
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Oct 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
perform. giants fans had to do a lot of cheering before san francisco got on the board in the seventh. and the flores family never gave up. >> i cheer for san francisco. >> we won, baby. >> reporter: with two games under their belt, giants fans all over the bay area, can taste a world series win. 42,000 at the ballpark. >> let's go, giants. >> reporter: and thousands more inside bars, outside in alleys and cruising in mccovey cove. beating detroit is personal. >> i'm born and raised in san francisco. so, it's a local pride thing. >> reporter: fans are taking pride in their players. pablo, the panda sandoval is the top request. >> hitting three home runs yesterday. >> reporter: now, all about a team effort on the road in detroit. but not everyone is looking for a four-game sweep. >> giants in six. they'll come back here. they'll win it in front of the fans. they didn't do it in 2010. >> reporter: wherever they win, giants fans are counting on enjoying that moment. i talked to a lot of giants fans tonight, with big dreams about going to detroit. we'll have to see how much orange
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm PDT
romney with one liners as he lays out the bottom line for his campaign in san francisco tonight. good evening. i'm jessica aguirre. >> 29 days until the election and he is fighting for his job. an impassioned plea for president obama. he came here for cash but also to send a message. >> he took some deliberate swings at mitt romney and also urged his bay area supporters to call their friends and relatives in swing states. >> we have live team coverage. kimberly spoke to supporters. >> for more, the speech to a packed house inside the auditorium. >> reporter: jessica, president obama told supporters, he needs help. he told 100 supporters at a private dinner here at the billy graham civic auditorium to be almost excessive over the next 29 days to reach out and talk to anyone they know in battleground states who could help them get reelected. then he entered that packed auditorium. the energized crowd of thousands greeted him with a standing ovation and the president spoke for about 25 minutes, telling supporters the future of the nation is at stake, saying his opponent, mitt romney, is
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Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
in san francisco tonight. the tower is looking nice. lit up in orange and so is city hall. the giants open this week at at&t park. the aempb's might also be hosting in oakland. the 49ers will be playing at home. you throw in the america's cup and the blue angels in addition to the a's, giants, 49ers, the weekend will be active to say the least. stay with us for complete on air and how to get around. >>> new at 11:00, the coast guard tells us family members of a michiganing fisherman found the body. they were searching north of pigeon point when they found him. he was one of four men on a fishing trip. the boat capsized after waves slammed into it. two men wearing lifejackets managed to swim to shore and alerted authorities but the other two men were not wearing life vests. >>> first the arrests, now the death. a popular teacher accused of plefing a former student has apparently killed himself. james izumizaki's body was found this morning. his arrest last week shocked the albany middle school community and his death now has left them stunld and sadden -- stunned and saddened. the conf
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Oct 22, 2012 11:00pm PDT
bound. heavy rain in the st. louis cardinals no match for the san francisco giants. rain on the mound, champagne in the clubhouse for the national league champs. now headed to the world series again. first up, game one, this wednesday on home turf at at&t park. >> we have live team coverage tonig tonight. nbc bay area cheryl hurd is at the dugout store where giants gear is flying off of store shelves. good evening, kimberly. >> good evening. national league champions. the odds were against the giants winning three in a row but they did it and fans are thrilled. many did not want to leave chanting "let's take detroit." >> we were down! giants are a lot of heart, baby! it feels good. let it pour down, baby. >> the city is celebrating. >> this is awesome. >> i love it! >> i knew it. amazing the best feeling ever. awesome! >> after a season of ups and downs, fans say this is thrilling. the road to get to tonight, though, wasn't easy. >> it's an amazing group of guys that never gives in. that's the american way. >> and fans say it's that fighting spirit that will take them all the way. the
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Oct 19, 2012 11:00pm PDT
series back to san francisco, and fans are ready to welcome them home. good evening, everyone. i'm janelle wang. >> and i'm jessica aguirre. they live another day. facing down elimination, the giants pull out ate w win again st. louis on their turf. fans couldn't be happier. we have live coverage at the busch in st. louis. fans say they're ready and happy to be back in play. >> reporter: since they couldn't be at the game in st. louis tonight, fans created their own stadi stadium-like environment. just steps away from at&t park at pete's tavern, it was standing room only to watch the giants on the brink of elimination take on the cardinals. >> i love our management, i love our players, i love the sometimes. >> there's not a lot of teams where you can feel their chemistry and the fans' chemistry bleeds into them. >> reporter: with the giants' win tonight, the cardinals are up three games to two in the national championship series. san francisco now needs to forge a three-game winning streak to make it into the world series. >> got to get there. got to get there. >> we did it once an
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Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm PDT
: her giants won, too. fans gathered in san francisco to watch the giants beat cincinnati. that series is also tied at 2-2 with the deciding game thursday morning. giants fans can taste another chance at a world series. >> i am so happy they won. i know they can win tomorrow because they want it. when they want it they are going to get it. i have total faith in them. >> reporter: baseball fans are on post season pins and needles. the giants and the a's are both up for a game again tomorrow. the giants are out of town but the a's will be back here tomorrow night in the coliseum and so will the fans and the energy. i'm going to guess some will be hoarse from the screaming tonight. >> let's see how the a's pulled it off. let's continue our coverage with kate longworth. >> reporter: the a's shocked the world. they were on life support down to their final out with this magical season on the line. the green and gold prove that they do not want this to come to an end. it was game four detroit and the a's in a do or die matchup against the tigers. they were down 3-1 in the bottom of the ninth.
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
against a former san francisco crime lab tech accused of stealing drugs. deborah madden faced federal charge of skimming cocaine from the city's crime lab back in 2009 by means of fraud and deception. those allegations led to the closure of the lab and prompted prosecutors to dismiss hundreds of criminal cases. now jurors who were divided about the conviction say prosecutors just didn't prove that madden was deceptive. a retrial for the retired madden is a possibility that will be discussed at a hearing next week. >>> well, there was a texas barbecue in oakland today with the a's giving fans a thrilling finish on the last day of the regular season. >> ball game. western division. the oakland a's have shocked the rangers and the baseball world. >> you heard it. the a's are now the american league western division champs. six months ago, baseball experts had just written them off. but the a's fooled them all. securing the title after a sweep of the texas rangers. up next, the detroit tigers. we turn to jean elle. boy, what a game. >> jessica, this is exactly what a's fans have b
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Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> another flawless performance by the san francisco giants. now the team is just win win away from another world series title. the team's second in three years. good evening. tomorrow it could be time to break out the brooms. the cold weather in detroit didn't seem to bother the giants a bit. they're now up three game to nothing. we have team coverage of the big win from comerica park from detroit to the bay area. we begin in the east bay. fans cheered on the home town hero. the giants shortstop brandon crawford. kimberly tere spoke with the fans and a former coach about crawford's rise to the top. hello. >> reporter: hello, everywhere we went around here in pleasanton, people were about brandon crawford and that rise to the major leagues. it's a dream come true for brandon crawford who is now part of the team. he grew up rooting for. >> i think he just like a great player. >> reporter: the shortstop who is in the giants' world series lineup has made a name for himself in major league baseball. >> a home run for brandon crawford. >> reporter: in pleasanton where he grew up, people
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Oct 12, 2012 11:00pm PDT
3, san francisco style. a bachelor party on the bay ends with a coast guard rescue. good evening everybody, i'm in for rajai mathai. >>> and not the rescue that the bachelor was hoping for. a would-be groom found himself and his guests reaching for life boats, when they struck somebody out on the bay, causing them to take in water. and that meant help from the coast guard. the boat was towed in, and the bachelor will certainly have a good story to tell. >> reporter: that is right, i'm smiling, because this was a good news story. now, this was a pretty serious situation, but the 22 people on board didn't know that. the passenger and the crew was out for a party, a bachelor's party, on a boat called the "neptune," you can see here the passengers have their life boats on, and that is good news. the san francisco fire chief said they got a distress call about 9:00 tonight, the boat taking on water 400 miles outside of pier 39. luckily, the san francisco coast guard got out there before the boat started to sink. the guest of honor, or should i say, the groom-to be was taking it all in
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Oct 11, 2012 11:00pm PDT
coming our way, it could be a wild ride here this fall and winter. back in san francisco, not cold enough for snow, but definitely, the temperatures dropping in low level moisture, we will have some of that fog developing at the coastline. let's get you into the next 48 hours. we have a system we were tracking the next couple days, finally moving off to the south. and here comes another storm system, it looks impressive on the satellite loop. as this continues to get closer, we're going to find this breaking apart. no heavy rainfall with this one here as we head throughout friday and saturday. it's going to continue to beef up that fog, right up against the coastline, temperatures from the 50s to 60s from about bodega bay all the way down to pacifica. it kicked up the wind and we'll find a 35% chance of shower. nothing major expected to come our way. for tomorrow morning, you're getting up early, around 7:00 a.m., widespread low cloud cover, not even for the coastline, back in the interior valleys, down into the south bay, as we head throughout the afternoon, we do expect a little
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